Despite a superb performance from the incredibly prolific Michael Caine, THE WHISTLE BLOWER is a ponderous affair that, while intellectually interesting, fails miserably on a cinematic level. The slow, confusing, and convoluted opening introduces widower Caine, a Korean War veteran,
patriot, and struggling business machine salesman who launches a one-man investigation into the mysterious death of his son (Havers), an idealistic young man who worked as a Russian translator at GCHQ (Government Communications Headquarters), British intelligence's listening center. The further he
digs, the more it becomes apparent that the British government sanctioned the murder of hi...